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Beck Head, Great Gable – Thu 15th Mar 2012 – Callout 13 in 2012

Descending from Beck Head

Descending from Beck Head

Two adult walkers became disorientated in poor visibility on Great Gable.  They had walked from Borrowdale and ascended Green Gable before losing their way on the Great Gable summit area.
They were located near Beck Head and escorted to the Wasdale valley. (15 Team members were involved in the search and rescue)

Incident Type
Location Beck Head, Great Gable

Incident started at 17:20 and ended at 21:15 making 3.9 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 20830 10674 (684m). Total man hours: 59

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/beck-head-great-gable-thu-15th-mar-2012/